Team Lead- WordPress Developer

Location: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Department: Development

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Spotzer is a rapidly growing, global digital marketing business, headquartered out of Amsterdam. By partnering with some of the world’s largest enterprises, we serve tens of thousands of small to medium businesses across the world by building their websites, launching their paid search campaigns and creating power content.

We are looking for an exceptional Team Lead to head up our internal team of developers in Amsterdam and work closely with our developers in our global offices.

You are hands-on and technical and you understand that behind any technical decision there is a business need to be fulfilled.You are focused on developing and growing the people in your team, you lead by example and care about the team performance.

Reporting directly to the VP Operations, you will be part of a team that helps shape our best practices for servicing our Partners and their clients with website fulfilment, from quoting to after sales service.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage an internal team of WordPress Developers (4) to build sites on time, budget and quality
  • Working alongside other Heads of Departments to set best practices for our global businesses
  • Understand development best practices and be able to work out and create solutions based on uninformed and sometimes unclear briefs
  • Coach and train internal and global departments to ensure all builds are produced to a consistent standard and best practice
  • Work closely with our Traffic Manager and Client Managers to ensure all website builds are progressing on time and budget.
  • Maintain site appearance by developing and enforcing content and display standards
  • Manage web project requests, including creating project plans, communicating plans to Cross Functional Teams, testing and quality assurance for new pages/features, and managing to project milestones
  • Continuously find, follow, recommend, and implement WordPress best-practices that improve site performance, engagement, and conversion

Skills

  • Minimum of 3 years experience with the following languages PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript and Javascript Libraries
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development, particularly WordPress
  • Experience with managing development teams, with at least one year in a leadership role
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites across different browsers and devices
  • Experience with multisite, highly customized WordPress implementations
  • Problem-solving and analytical capacity, coupled with a pragmatic approach
  • Fluent in English with great communication skills
  • Valid EU Working permit

What we offer

  • Great central Amsterdam office
  • An energetic and passionate team of colleagues
  • Pizzas, Beers and other goodies
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 Days Holiday

Spotzer is an Equal opportunity employer. If you think you meet these requirements and you are inspired to join a dynamic, international company that is growing rapidly, we look forward to your application letter and resume.

 

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